On July 7, 2015, NWS implemented changes to the icons depicted on all of its point-forecast pages. Changes include new icon images with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

A page depicting all of the new icon images can be accessed here: www.weather.gov/forecast-icons

Changes to the icons were based on analysis of 6,700 public comments collected in 2014. Also, many of these changes are based on the results of a research project led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Users are encouraged to continue to provide comments regarding these changes via email at icons@noaa.gov. NWS will continue to analyze incoming feedback and refine the icons as necessary. Any substantial change to the icons will be facilitated through the NWS public comment/review process.

Tropics Continue Active

The tropics continue active this weekend, with Tropical Storm Erika moving west-northwestward near Cuba, and three named storms in the Pacific: Ignacio, Jimena, and Kilo. Interests in an near Florida should monitor Erika, and interests in and near the main Hawaiian Islands should monitor Ignacio.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in (1022.2 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Aug 2:54 am EDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy dense fog this morning. Mostly sunny this morning... Then partly sunny with a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times this morning. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds around 5 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows around 60. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Friday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.



  Click Map For Detailed Forecast
331 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Graph

National Digital Forecast Database